Clinical Assessment Study Set 1
Quiz 20 :
Assessment of the Home Care Patient
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Q03 Q03 Q03
Which of the following are true of respiratory home care? 1) It reduces the number of future hospitalizations. 2) It provides a higher quality of life for the patient. 3) It decreases overall expenditures for medical care. 4) It decreases a patient's ability to independently manage his or her care.
Q26 Q26 Q26
The RT who assesses the patient to qualify him or her for home oxygen therapy should do which of the following? 1) Be aware of the guidelines and criteria for qualifying the patient for oxygen therapy. 2) Communicate the process for qualifying for oxygen to the patient. 3) Be directly involved in assessing the patient to qualify the patient for oxygen therapy. 4) Be aware of the physical and function limitations the patient has and assess oxygen needs with activity.